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August 26th, 2010
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Workshop overview

IPS Latin America organized a two-day training workshop for Central American journalists in Ciudad de Guatemala on 4-5 August, 2010, focused on the current challenges of Central American countries facing the food crisis and smallholder farmers’ response.

The workshop was part of the activities for “The role of smallholder farmers in response to the food crisis and as a tool to eradicate rural poverty: knowledge sharing to influence pro-poor policy formulation in Western and Central Africa and in Latin America and the Caribbean” small grant, funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

 Kanayo F. Nwanze, IFAD

Kanayo F. Nwanze, IFAD President

The training workshop was planned to coincide with the visit of IFAD President, Kanayo F. Nwanze, in Guatemala City. More than 20 journalists representing leading media in Central America and in Guatemala took the opportunity to meet him and interview him.

The event was widely covered by national and regional media. Read more:

Multi-Pronged Effort to Boost Food Security Still Falling Short

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